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Gatehouse, Stables and Flanking Walls at Banwell Castle, Banwell

Description: Gatehouse, Stables and Flanking Walls at Banwell Castle

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 9 February 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 33348

OS Grid Reference: ST4014458650
OS Grid Coordinates: 340144, 158650
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3238, -2.8604

Location: A371, Banwell, North Somerset BS29 6NX

Locality: Banwell
County: North Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BS29 6NX

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Listing Text


5/10 Gatehouse, stables and flanking
9.2.61 walls at Banwell Castle

Gatehouse, stables and flanking walls. Circa 1848. Rubble, freestone
dressings. Chamfered double arch below parapet between circular embattled
towers decorated with cross loops, that to left has ground floor slit windows;
cast iron gates with heraldic motifs; from within arch, flights of steps rise
into each tower through chamfered, round headed openings; to right a heavily
embattled wall curves round to the tower on the west wall (q.v.); to left a
larger, 2 storey embattled drum tower single light windows adjoins a hexagonal
turret with a capping small circular turret; to left of this, an embattled wall
pierced by round headed lancets for stables up to a buttress, plain thereafter
the wall runs on to the dairy (q.v.); behind wall to left of gatehouse are plain
lean-to altered stables.

Listing NGR: ST4014458650

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Source: English Heritage

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